But did they still wear their stockings...?
1924 Slumber Party anybody? we have smokes we have buzz and much much more!!!! C'mon!
There's kind of this myth that all women before our own era where uber-thin, prim, proper girls doing nothing but either looking for a husband or caring for 12 children after they got one. Everyone who believes that should view this thread. Clearly, women were just as diverse and fun-loving then as they are now.
"Women with their pistols at the ready: ladies champions team of the Missouri University shooting club" 
The third Girl looks extremely Australian, probably cos she is genuinely smiling
[B]Beautiful Faces Come Out Of Vanity Cases[/B]
Proof that not every girl set her hair in the '40s...
(More of these photos here, if interested)